Music Therapy Used for Neurological Diseases Taylor Cole

Neurological Diseases:

  • Alzheimer's
  • Parkinson's

Music Therapy

  • Music therapy can be clinically used to help suppress neurological patients symptoms and regress the progress of their disease
  • It addresses the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals
  • It helps patients memory, motion, and even emotions

Used for Alzheimer's Disease

  • Music can trigger memories
  • Changes their emotion
  • Affect their overall prognosis

Used for Parkinson's Disease

  • Can help with motor movement
  • Speech
  • Breathe support

Solutions:

  • We can use the cost of medicine towards getting the patients personalized music playlist and MP3 players
  • Not a replacement for medication, but an alternative.

Reference Page

American Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. "Alzheimer’s Disease and Music Therapy." Alzheimer’s Foundation of America - Alzheimer’s Disease and Caregiving Support, 28 Jan. 2017, www.alzfdn.org/EducationandCare/musictherapy.html.

American Music Therapy Association. "History of Music Therapy | History of Music Therapy | American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)." American Music Therapy Association | American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), 2017, www.musictherapy.org/about/history/.

Asselstine, J. and V.L. Kristman. “Music therapy for Alzheimer’s Patients.” Maladies Chriniques Et Blessures Au Canada, vol. 36, no. 11, Nov. 2016, p. 264. EBSCOhost, ezproxy.fgcu.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&dba9h&AN=119996458&site=ehost-live

Dobson, Carolyn. "Neurologic Music Therapy for Parkinson's." APDA, 2017, www.apdaparkinson.org/what-is-parkinsons/treatment-medication/alternative-treatment/music-therapy/.

Fukui, H., et al. "Efficacy of Music Therapy in Treatment for the Patients with Alzheimer's Disease." International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Jan. 2012, pp. 1-6. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1155/2012/531646.

Grocke, D., et al. "Group Music Therapy for Severe Mental Illness: A Randomized Embedded-Experimental Mixed Methods Study." Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, vol. 130, no. 2, Aug. 2014, pp. 144-153. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1111/acps.12224.

Nombela, C., et al. “How Often Does Music and Rhythm Improve Patients’ Perception of Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease?.” Journal of Neurology, vol. 260, no. 5, May 2013, pp. 1404-1405. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1007/s00415-013-6860-z.

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